How to create tea timer for Linux console

This is a more relaxed post, partially inspired by oncoming winter. Numerous developers in Linux are in need of a simple tea timer. Many default Linux setups are missing such application. What you can do is add new function to .bashrc file (or whichever shell you use):

function teatime() {
  sleep $1;
  espeak 'Your tea is done' & xmessage -center 'Your tea is done';


teatime 7m # for herbal tea
teatime 3m # for green or black tea

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